Jeanne Spadea

Obituary of Jeanne Spadea

HERKIMER- Mrs. Jeanne Spadea, 87, of Herkimer, NY rejoined her heavenly family on Thursday February 13, 2020 in Charleston, South Carolina following a brief illness. She was born June 28, 1932 in Gloversville, New York the daughter of the late Michael and Hildegarde Salvione. She was a Graduate of Oneonta State College and taught kindergarten at Reese Road Elementary School in Frankfort NY for 35 years, a profession she thoroughly enjoyed. Her marriage to Adam Spadea took place on May 10, 1953 at Mt. Carmel Catholic Church in Gloversville, NY. Mr. Spadea passed away August 27, 2014. She was a compassionate, caring woman and a loving and devoted mother. She loved to cook, kept an immaculate house and enjoyed reading. She will be dearly missed and forever in our hearts. Surviving are her two daughters Nancy Hand and her husband Jerry of Herkimer; and Lisa Brown and her husband Stewart of Charleston, South Carolina, 5 grandchildren: Jordan Hand ,Tyler Hand and his wife Jennifer; Jerica Hand; Lesley Cioch; and Leah Kavanaugh and her husband Shawn; her sister, Carole Girard of Mayfield New York, her brothers, Alan and wife Muriel Salvione, of Broadalbin NY and Paul and his wife Ellen Salvione, of Williamsburg, Virginia, a sister in law, Marilyn Salvione, of Gloversville, NY as well as nieces , nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by two brothers, Joseph and Michael Salvione. Funeral services will be held in the first week of June at a time to be announced from The Enea Family Funeral Home at 220 North Washington St, Herkimer, NY. Friends and relatives will be invited to attend calling hours at that time with burial to follow in Calvary Cemetery, Herkimer, New York. In lieu of flowers, as an expression of sympathy, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 110 Lomond Ct., Utica, NY 13502. Arrangements have been coordinated with family friends Harry J. & Kevin E. Enea and Martin L. Ciaccia (315) 866-1011. An online memorial page has been established at on the Internet.
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